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CN 1-12

Cranial nerves and function

Cranial Nerve I Olfactory
Cranial Nerve II Optic
Cranial Nerve III Oculomotor
Cranial Nerve IV Trochlear
Cranial Nerve V Trigeminal
Cranial Nerve VI Abducens
Cranial Nerve VII Facial
Cranial Nerve VIII Vestibulococlear
Cranial Nerve IX Glossopharyngeal
Cranial Nerve X Vagus
Cranial Nerve XI Accessory
Cranial Nerve XII hypoglossal
Olfactory Smell
Optic Vision
Oculomotor moves eye and eyelid; lens and pupil
Trochlear moves eye
Trigeminal sensory from face, eyes and anterior tongue
Trigeminal muscles of mastication
abducens abducts eye
Facial muscles of facial expression
Facial taste from anterior tongue
Facial motor to glands
Facial sensory from ear
Vestibulocochlear balance and hearing
glossopharyngeal parotid gland
glossopharyngeal carotid bodies
glossopharyngeal taste from posterior tongue
glossopharyngeal stylopharyngeus muscle
glossopharyngeal sense from ear, posterior tongue and upper esophagus
Vagus sense from heart and gut
Vagus taste from epiglottis
Vagus muscles of pharynx, larynx and palate
Vagus sense from ear, pharynx, larynx and upper esophagus
accesory motor to SCM and Trap
hypoglossal motor to muscles of tongue
olfactory (kind) sensory
optic (kind) sensory
oculomotor (kind) motor
trochlear (kind) motor
trigeminal (kind) both
abducens (kind) motor
facial (kind) both
vestibulocochlear (kind) sensory
glossopharyngeal (kind) both
vagus (kind) both
spinal accessory (kind) motor
hypoglossal (kind) motor
Created by: jhotta9



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